[>1500px] Air China's third 747-8 Intercontinental (final registration# B-2487) bearing the temporary registration is seen returning from a test flight
Taxiing out in nice early morning light to RWY 31L for departure.
One of the many 747-8s we get here in Hong Kong although for now the only passenger version is this daily flight from Frankfurt.
It’s a massive plane but so quiet even on takeoff thanks to General Electric’s new GEnx-2B67 engines. Atlas Air started operating the 747-800Fs from June 2012 onwards.
On pushback from the cargo ramp at BUD.
Rolling towards the cargo ramp on a sunny moment [1200 pix]